Resources

162.000 volumes (about 60.000 on open shelves), more than 3000 printed periodicals (409 of them current), 27.000 e-periodicals, 1900 dissertations, 1500 music cds, 800 dvds, 340 databases on the university network and 2 locally accessible databases.
Published Books
The main subject areas are economics, law, social science (political science, international relations, sociology), foreign languages and literature, linguistics and socio-linguistics, aerospace and mechanical engineering. The rich library collection is updated and increased by about 3,000 new purchases every year.
Published Periodicals
The periodicals collection contains both printed and electronic journals. The main subject areas are economics, law, social science (political science, international relations, sociology), foreign languages and literature, linguistics and socio-linguistics, aerospace and mechanical engineering.
Published Databases and electronic resources
Databases and electronic resources are organised collections of digital information; they are the main tool for bibliographic research.
Published Theses
The theses of the School of Political Sciences of Forlì Campus voluntarily handed in by graduates, are available in the Library. The theses of the School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Translation and Interpreting and of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering may be consulted in electronic format on AMS Tesi di Laurea.
Published CDs and DVDs
The collection of music CDs is mixed, ranging from classical music to Italian and foreign light music. The DVD collection includes films and documentaries on the history of literature and Italian and foreign history and culture.
Published Special collections
Several book collections of famous scholars have been donated or bequeathed to the Library: they include published materials and, in some cases, personal documents (correspondence, photos, notes, etc.).
Published Dewey Decimal Classification System
In 1876 the American librarian Melvil Dewey published the first edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC). It has been periodically updated and is still the main form of classification for library items. The 22nd edition is currently in use.